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Perfect Picnic Pop Tarts: A Cooking Demonstration with Jennifer Crawford
Tue June 29, 2021 @ 18:30 - 19:30
On June 29, join us with MasterChef Canada winner Jennifer Crawford as we learn how to prepare a batch of delicious homemade pop tarts using only the freshest ingredients. Sweet or savoury, these handheld delights will be sure to please anyone who bites into them! Moderated by Lara Rabinovitch, Jennifer will share with us how they came to explore their creativity through cooking, and even how preparing dishes has become a way for Jennfier to connect with their Jewish heritage. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask Jennifer your questions following the demonstration. All attendees will receive a copy of Jennifer’s recipe, so you can impress your pals with these delectable pop tarts all year round!
***Please note that registration is required for this free event. To register via JLife, click here.
ABOUT OUR HOSTS:
Jennifer Crawford (they/them) is a chef, aspiring pro-wrestler, writer, and moon mist ice cream aficionado. Their enthusiasms are many, but their lifelong love of food is singular in its intensity! Jennifer’s My Queer Kitchen show & column with Xtra Magazine focuses on the intersections of food, feelings, and identity. They won MasterChef Canada in 2019, moving to rural Nova Scotia (where they grew up!) shortly after. They’re currently writing their first book, slowly renovating their farmhouse, and learning how to fly from the top rope.
Lara Rabinovitch, PhD (she/her), is a writer and consultant specializing in food, restaurant culture, and immigrant history. Her work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Saveur, The Globe & Mail, and other media outlets. She is Co-Curator of the upcoming exhibition at the Skirball Cultural Center, “I’ll Have What She’s Having: The Jewish Deli”.